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    Default It is Climate Week

    Here is your opportunity to ask the Government to do more about climate Change.

    Subscribe to a renewable energy provider.

    Join a supporting organisation

    Start an event going

    Be a part of real change at the local level for the benefit of the fragile planet that we live upon.

    http://www.climateweek.com/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rheghead View Post
    Here is your opportunity to ask the Government to do more about climate Change.

    Subscribe to a renewable energy provider.

    Join a supporting organisation

    Start an event going

    Be a part of real change at the local level for the benefit of the fragile planet that we live upon.

    http://www.climateweek.com/
    When you subscribe to a renewable energy provider, does that mean that you specifically agree to make your own personal sacrifice for climate change and pay the full cost of that energy including the cost of ROCs or FiTs in your own bill or does it just mean that you have been conned into believing that it is possible to only buy renewable energy and that you are happy to continue using the same proportion of fossil and nuclear energy as everyone else does?
    Climate week sounds like a scam to make money for Renewables generators.

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    I have been wondering what the Chinese make of climate week considering the smog problems they've been having recently

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    Quote Originally Posted by RagnarRocks View Post
    I have been wondering what the Chinese make of climate week considering the smog problems they've been having recently
    This is an old article from the daily mail.
    I've not looked at the sources of the article but there maybe a little of the truth in there.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/mosl...ous-scale.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wizzbang View Post
    This is an old article from the daily mail.
    I've not looked at the sources of the article but there maybe a little of the truth in there.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/mosl...ous-scale.html
    No it is perfectly true. Lakes of toxic waste.

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    I haven't been to china for many years but I will be honest even 20 yrs ago the pollution there was unbearable for me, so I wouldn't be surprised if this is true.

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    Shocking really
    While looking on google getting carried away I came across something similar from late last year.

    http://www.instituteforenergyresearc...arth-minerals/

    (better get back to work)
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    Quote Originally Posted by ywindythesecond View Post
    When you subscribe to a renewable energy provider, does that mean that you specifically agree to make your own personal sacrifice for climate change and pay the full cost of that energy including the cost of ROCs or FiTs in your own bill or does it just mean that you have been conned into believing that it is possible to only buy renewable energy and that you are happy to continue using the same proportion of fossil and nuclear energy as everyone else does?
    Climate week sounds like a scam to make money for Renewables generators.
    Who cares what you think? Go ask the renewable energy provider.
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    Courage to change the things I can,
    And wisdom to know the difference.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rheghead View Post
    Who cares what you think? Go ask the renewable energy provider.
    Engaged debate.That's what I love about the .org!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ywindythesecond View Post
    Engaged debate.That's what I love about the .org!
    Ha that is rich coming from you you never answer a question or acknowledge anything that is a credit to wind energy.

    You are only against wind to get money out of action groups and expenses for going to meetings up and down the country. Your business is making money out of objecting to wind farms.

    This thread is about Climate Week and not about what you think about scams and such like. Climate week is supported by the Ramblers Association, that well known pro-wind group.
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    Aye well i followed the links through to the electricity providers page and worked out that they can save me a whopping 56 on my electricity and 47 on my gas in a year. Not bad at all, thats 1.98 a week more in my pocket....but they say for every customer signing up, they will - quote "For every household that switches, Ecotricity gives up to 50 to the Climate Week campaign." So that got me thinking..... where does this fifty knicker come from then? then the penny drops! The mugs that switch to this service are the ones paying the "up to 50" and then you realise....wait a minute! how come Ecotricity can sell me gas and electric at a lower price than the big six can? then the penny dropped again!...the more customers than sign up for this service, the more wind farms they can build with the income! Well i'm all for green renewable energy but not at the expense of covering my country with the abominable windfarms. There's enough wind farms around here thank you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rheghead View Post
    Ha that is rich coming from you you never answer a question or acknowledge anything that is a credit to wind energy.

    You are only against wind to get money out of action groups and expenses for going to meetings up and down the country. Your business is making money out of objecting to wind farms.

    This thread is about Climate Week and not about what you think about scams and such like. Climate week is supported by the Ramblers Association, that well known pro-wind group.
    I'll try asking the question again, but in a simpler multiple choice format.

    "When you subscribe to a renewable energy provider, does that mean that you specifically agree to make your own personal sacrifice for climate change and pay the full cost of that energy including the cost of ROCs or FiTs in your own bill?"

    A. Yes
    B. No

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rheghead View Post
    Subscribe to a renewable energy provider.
    There are about nine blokes all over the roof and sides of my house right now adding solar panels. I am becoming a power station.
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    Quote Originally Posted by George Brims View Post
    There are about nine blokes all over the roof and sides of my house right now adding solar panels. I am becoming a power station.
    Are they on overtime then? seeing as you posted the reply at 22:15.........

    Guess your house will be "Brimming" with electricity from now on then
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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Gaz View Post
    Are they on overtime then? seeing as you posted the reply at 22:15.........
    You're the one assuming George Brims lives locally, or at least in the same timezone...if I recollect correctly from previous posts he is Stateside which would account for the number of folk working on his house at that time!



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